The U.S. space foundation Hall of fame inductee

Personal Background

  • Surinder grew up in a small village in India. He migrated to Canada in 1972, where his family roots go back to 1906. After completing his MS Degree from University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies, he moved to the US in 1976, where he met his wife Rashma. We were married in 1980 and moved to Hamilton, NJ in 1983. We moved to Princeton with our two boys - Rajeev and Sanjeev in 1995.  

Educational Background

  • B.Sc. Aeronautical Engineering (1971), Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India  
  • M.S. Applied Sciences (1975), University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 
  • Ph. D. with Honors 4.0 GPA (2017), Northcentral University, San Diego, CA
  • Area of Research: Business Management of Engineering and Technology, U.S. Government Space Programs 

Professional Experience

  • Over 40 years of experience in engineering and  technology in aerospace industry and financial institutions
  • Previously, Board of Directors Member, RomAsia bank, and now Advisory Board Member, Investors Bank
  • For the pioneering work on the development of satellite radio technology, in 2002, Surinder was inducted into the United States Space Foundation, Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, Colorado